About the Book
We did it: six students, six weeks and now six stories. It seemed impossible in the beginning. Yet with time, effort and courage, we wrote about life and lessons learned. Our stories express the challenges of growing up and learning to deal with relationships at school and at home. We share our intimate experiences of life as a students of Laura Wheeler Waring school.
Chantal is international attorney and published author. She has travelled extensively throughout her life with an aim of building an international career. She has lived in Japan, Cambodia, Russia, the U.S., and Austria, taking shorter assignments in Vietnam and pursued her MBA studies in the UK. She negotiated in Paris, Buenos Aires, and Sao Paulo often enough to almost call these cities home. She has addressed the Central Banks of Spain and South Africa, worked with companies from Ghana to Uzbekistan, and mentored attorneys from Dubai to Mumbai. Chantal and her husband, William Thomas, reside in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA). When they are not involved in community activities or traveling, you can find Chantal on her LeMond bicycle or her bright red Magna Honda motorcycle. She is the author of “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart” published by Maverick House and translated into French “L’Enfant Au Cœur de Bambou”. She is currently working on her second book “Love Without Martinis: Stories.